The Kela Group, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of advanced cyber intelligence software and solutions, received a $50M equity investment from San Francisco-based Vector Capital.
In conjunction with the funding, Matt Blodgett, Managing Director, Vector Capital, joined Kela’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to bring its specialized products to customers and partners across North America.
Founded in 2009 by Nir Barak, CEO, Kela provides advanced cyber intelligence software and solutions to enterprises and governmental agencies around the world. Its security platform, RaDark, leverages advanced algorithms, data science, and elite Israeli intelligence expertise to provide targeted and automated darknet monitoring and cybersecurity solutions that protect large enterprises and governments around the world.
The platform provides real-time actionable intelligence about threats specifically targeting the client’s organization, such as leaked user credentials or IT infrastructure vulnerabilities, allowing organizations to thwart attacks before they take place.
Kela’s solutions are utilized by the world’s leading financial, retail, energy, manufacturing, telecommunications, automotive, consumer, and internet brands, as well as governmental agencies, across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.